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Wahib's Middle East Restaurant

910 E. Main St.
Alhambra, CA 91801


  • Sun-Thu 9am-10pm, Fri-Sat 9am-1pm
  • $$
  • Banquet Facilities, Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
Unlike most Lebanese restaurants, the Middle East Restaurant makes a specialty of breakfast. Before 10 a.m., there is a $5.99 combination that includes a plate of the yogurt-tart homemade cream-cheese labneh slicked with olive oil; a turnover stuffed with the thymelike herb zaatar, a squarish sort of Danish thing with a sweetly spiced forcemeat; a basket of pita; a plate of olives and pickles, and another plate with onions, tomatoes and fresh leaves of mint; two kinds of cheese; a glass of hot tea; and a giant bowl of foul moudamas, the herby, tart fava-bean salad Egyptians traditionally have in the morning.

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